Professional Development Opportunities for Graduate Students 2016 - 2017
Below are professional development (PD) opportunities for graduate students. GAs meeting PD requirements may use one of these opportunities or submit an alternative prior to the event for PD per-approval.
April 17, 2017--BIG DATA WEBINAR
What is big data and what does it mean to you?
From Facebook and Google to the United States Internal Revenue Service, data is constantly being collected on you. The phrase “if you are not paying for the product, you are the product” has never been more true than it is today.
Dr. Joe West, the Director of the UNCP’s Master of Public Administration program, will conduct the WebEx (webinar)
12 p.m. (noon)
Meeting number (access code): 649 004 313
Meeting password: e8tDUpRn
February 21, 2017--Poster Session Workshop.
BA 106, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
This workshop will assist students with professional poster development for the Graduate Research Symposium or other formal presentation.
January 25, 2017 - Resiliency, Stress Management, and Learning Optimism
As graduate students, it’s critical to learn how to deal with challenges and set-backs to progress and advance personally and professionally. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism and how to use feedback constructively.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, Education Center, Room 136
4 - 5 p.m.
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 9 a.m. until noon--Graduate Research and Writing Academy
The Graduate Research and Writing Academy's aim is to help UNCP graduate students develop the professional writing and research skills needed for coursework as well as future research and publications. Sampson 136.
Monday, December 12, 2016, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. - SOAR: A Conference on Regional Student Success
Theme: Partnering to Promote College and Career Success--More information
University Center Annex
MLA and APA workshops November 2016
The Writing Center will hold the following workshops at the Writing Center, D.F. Lowry Building, Room 308 (910-775-4370).
The MLA Citation Workshops will be:
Monday 11/14 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday 11/15 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The APA Citation Workshops will be:
Wednesday 11/16 4 -5 p.m.
Thursday 11/17 4 -5 p.m.
Monday, November 7, 2016, 6 p.m. - The Next US Presidency and US-Arab Relations: Probabilities, Possibilities, and Potential Pitfalls
By Dr. John Duke Anthony, the Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on US-Arab Relations.
Dial Building, Room 225
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 4 – 6 p.m. -- CVs, Resumes, and Cover Letters for Graduate Students
Do you have your CV ready?
Do you know how to write a great cover letter? A personal statement? Do you know what a CV is? You should.
Career Center, Resource Library Room
Tuesday, September 20, 2016--Unlocking Silent Histories.
This is a unique opportunity to experience Mayan filmmakers, storytellers, and weavers as they promote cultural understanding by connecting youth across generational and geographical boundaries through critical and creative media expression, amplifying their voices and identities, and honoring their cultural and linguistic heritages. University Center Annex.
The Native American Speakers Series is supported by the Department of American Indian Studies, the Southeast American Indian Studies Program, Office of Academic Affairs and PNC Bank. For more information, contact Dr. Jane Haladay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, September 17, 9 a.m. until noon - Graduate Research and Writing Academy
The Graduate Research and Writing Academy's aim is to help UNCP graduate students develop the professional writing and research skills needed for coursework as well as future research and publications. Sampson Building, Room 136